Baby Leeks are a member of the onion family and are native to Central Asia.
The tasty juicy stem offers a sweetly mild refreshing complex onion flavor and a delectable crisp texture.
Enhance soups, stews, salads and stir-fries.
This crunchy vegetable is known for the classic cold potato and leek soup, vichyssoise.
Able to stand alone on their own deliciousness, baby leeks welcome the company of a variety of vegetables.
Pair with mushrooms, asparagus, carrots, turnips, sweet potatoes, new potatoes, beets, squash and brussels sprouts.
Braise, microwave, steam or boil. Smother cooked baby leeks in wine sauce.
Baby Leeks flavor vinaigrette and dressings.
Sauté, braise or steam just until crisp-tender; use as garnish for main entrees.
Four ounces of raw baby leeks contain about 75 calories and provide an excellent source of foliate, vitamin C, magnesium and iron.